Posted by : Aahil Shaik Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Eid Al-Fitr 2024 is expected to fall on this date in Saudi Arabia and Arab world

In the Arab world and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the end of the Holy month Ramadan, also known as Eid Al Fitr, is expected to take place on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Eid Al-Fitr is the festival that ends the fasting of Ramadan month and the beginning of Shawwal month. Trending : Things to do and not to do during Ramadan in Saudi Arabia

According to Ibrahim Al Jarwan, the Chairman of the Emirates Astronomy Society's Board of Directors, the Islamic community generally believes that Wednesday, April 10, 2024, will be the first day of the month of Shawwal. Muslims will observe a 30-day fast this year.

- On April 8, 2024, there will be a total solar eclipse, which happens to coincide with the birth of the Shawaal crescent. Since the crescent is seen before midnight, it means that it will be visible after sunset the next day in most Islamic countries.

- However, this is a astronomical expected date, the final decision  will be issued after sighting the Shawwal Crescent and it will be announced by the Supreme Court in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on that date.

- The Muslim festival of Eid al Fitr is a time of thanksgiving, renewal, and communal harmony, and it has deep cultural, religious, and spiritual meaning for Muslims. Most Viewed : Saudi Arabia prohibits repeating Umrah during Ramadan

The end of the fasting and self-analysis period is celebrated on Eid Al Fitr.

- On the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr, Muslims congregate in mosques, open fields, or other large gathering places to offer special prayers called Salat Al Eid.

- Sermons centered on thankfulness, compassion, and charity accompany the prayers. Friends and family gather for celebratory meals and gift-giving after the prayers. Read : What Quran says on Lailatul Qadr

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